The Singularity Has Arrived

Last night, the Singularity arrived! Joe, Lauren and Jonathan talk about what we got right, what we got wrong and when to expect your next software patch.

Making Computers Think Like Brains

Computers and brains don't work the same way but that hasn't stopped us from trying to make computers that can "think."

Computers vs. Brains

Futurists often talk about computers and brains as if they were interchangeable. Your hosts explore the many ways that computers and brains are fundamentally different, as well as what each machine is best and worst at.

Does Your Computer Know Chinese?

Can a computer be aware of what it's doing? We look at the famous Chinese Room thought experiment and the possibility of smart AI.